Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee for engaging in legally protected activity. If you have experienced retaliation at work, you might be able to make a claim against the responsible party.
Retaliation involves an employer punishing an employee for exercising their workplace rights. Some examples of protected activities that could prompt retaliation include:
It is illegal for employers to retaliate against employees for engaging in these protected actions. Adverse employment actions that could constitute retaliation include:
If the retaliation occurs soon after the protected activity, it raises suspicion of an underlying retaliatory motive.
To succeed on a workplace retaliation claim, an employee must prove:
The timing of events can demonstrate the necessary connection between the employee's protected activity and the employer's retaliation. Additional evidence, like negative comments from supervisors, may help build a case.
Workplace retaliation violates federal, state, and local employee protection laws. Remedies available may include:
At Mizrahi Kroub, we can help determine the full scope of damages based on the facts of your retaliation case. With our help, you may be able to recover compensation for losses caused by illegal retaliation at work.
Standing up to unlawful treatment should not cost you your job. Contact an attorney immediately to discuss your rights if you experienced retaliation after engaging in protected activity. You may be able to take legal action against your employer and recover significant compensation.
If you believe you have been a victim of workplace retaliation in New York, consult with a dedicated New York workplace retaliation lawyer who can provide the legal support and guidance you need. By retaliation and seeking legal assistance, you can help create a better workplace for yourself and others. Your rights matter, and taking action is an essential step toward achieving justice.
Contact us today to discuss your case and explore your options for addressing workplace retaliation in New York.
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